Year: 2008 Source: American Journal of Psychiatry, v.165, no.9, (September 2008), p.1111-1118 SIEC No: 20090736

This article discusses body dysmorphic disorder, its prevalence, clinical features, diagnosis, & treatment. Treatment may include drug & psychological therapies. The cause of “Mr. H”, a 33-year-old single white male, with body dysmorphic disorder is used as illustration. Mr. H. had passive suicide ideation & had attempted suicide in the past. (42 refs.)